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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 081529
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1029 AM CDT SUN AUG 08 2010
   
   VALID 081700Z - 091200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   NO CHANGES REQUIRED TO THE PREVIOUS OUTLOOK.
   
   ..ROGERS.. 08/08/2010
   
   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0128 AM CDT SUN AUG 08 2010/
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A SEASONABLY STRONG UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE TROUGH IS FORECAST TO MOVE
   ACROSS SRN CA AND INTO THE SRN GREAT BASIN ON SUNDAY. A 60+ KT UPPER
   LEVEL JET WILL EXIST ALONG THE ERN SIDE OF THE TROUGH...AND EXTEND
   NEWD INTO THE NRN HIGH PLAINS. MEANWHILE...RELATIVELY COLD MID-LEVEL
   TEMPERATURES WILL SPREAD EWD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN...AIDING IN
   THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE REGION DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   
   ...NERN CA...NRN NV...SERN ORE...
   SEASONABLY COLD MID-LEVEL TEMPERATURES /AOB -10 DEG C/ ARE FORECAST
   TO SPREAD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN AS WELL AS ADJACENT NERN CA AND
   SERN ORE BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES INTO THE
   REGION. WITH DAYTIME HEATING...STRONG DESTABILIZATION/STEEP LAPSE
   RATE ENVIRONMENT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP...FAVORING ISOLATED TO
   SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRING OVER FAVORED ELEVATED TERRAIN AS
   WELL AS WITH INCREASING LARGE SCALE ASCENT ACCOMPANYING THE TROUGH.
   MODEL FORECAST SOUNDINGS INDICATE A SUFFICIENTLY DEEP LAYER OF DRY
   AIR WITHIN THE LOWEST 3 KM AGL TO SUPPORT SOME THREAT FOR DRY
   THUNDERSTORMS.
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 081644
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1144 AM CDT SUN AUG 08 2010
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   NO CHANGES REQUIRED TO THE DAY 2 OUTLOOK.
   
   ..ROGERS.. 08/08/2010
   
   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0133 AM CDT SUN AUG 08 2010/
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS FORECAST TO LIFT NEWD FROM THE SRN GREAT
   BASIN INTO THE NRN ROCKIES ON MONDAY. AS THIS DISTURBANCE EJECTS
   ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN AND INTERMOUNTAIN W...BURSTS IN CONVECTION
   WILL BE POSSIBLE. FARTHER W...A SMALLER UPPER IMPULSE WILL ENTER THE
   PAC NW...WHICH MAY AID IN ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT OVER
   ORE/ID BY LATE AFTERNOON.
   
   ...SERN ORE AND SWRN ID...
   ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT WILL BE POSSIBLE
   DURING MONDAY AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN UPPER IMPULSE ENTERING THE PAC
   NW. MODEL FORECAST SOUNDINGS INDICATE MINIMAL CAPE...A MARGINALLY
   DRY BOUNDARY LAYER AIR MASS...AND FAIRLY STRONG DEEP-LAYER
   TROPOSPHERIC FLOW /IMPLYING THE POTENTIAL FOR FAST STORM MOTIONS/
   WILL BE IN PLACE ACROSS SERN ORE/SWRN ID...WHICH MAY ENHANCE THE
   POTENTIAL FOR FIRE STARTS WITH ANY THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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